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Toss A Coin, Help The Government of Rome
Published on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 by The next time you toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain in Rome, you could be unwittingly making a donation to the Roman government. Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi has announced that the coins, which can add up to more than 100 million euros!! per year, will now be used to fund city projects, which will be decided upon by a city hall working group. Since 2006, the money has ...
Rome Moves to Control Crowds at Trevi Fountain
Published on Monday, August 21, 2017 by Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi’s administration has introduced a temporary period of controlled access to the Trevi Fountain through a set path. During the 80-day trial period that began on July 25, volunteer patrols are controlling the flow of traffic around the fountain and reminding tourists not to eat, swim, sit or lean on the fountain. Those who break the rules may ...
Rome’s Trevi Fountain Under Renovation
Published on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 by Where is the one place any visitor to Rome must go? Why Trevi Fountain of course! As throwing three coins in the fountain promises a return trip to the Eternal City.  The beloved fountain will be undergoing some changes however, but have no fear, it will still be open to the public. According to Italian news agency ANSA, restoration of the beloved fountain bega...
Throw That Coin in the Trevi Fountain: It Goes to A Good Cause
Published on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by As the legend says, throw a coin or coins in Rome's Trevi Fountain, you will be assured a return visit to Rome. Nearly every visitor to Rome makes the trek to the Eternal City's most famous fountain in order to not tempt fate and take part in the age old ritual that was chronicled in the movie Three Coins in the Fountain.  (See more below on how many coins and h...